Bristol Airport announces launch of the new ‘Airbnb of Cars’ service

Bristol, UK, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A brand-new scheme has been launched at Bristol Airport that can help passengers earn money while they travel, the new ‘Airbnb of Cars’ service. Car & Away is a peer-to-peer car sharing service which allows car owners to rent out their vehicle while on holiday. Launched originally in… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes Lauda’s new direct service to Vienna

Bristol, UK, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Austria’s low fare airline No. 1 starts the new direct connection from Bristol to Vienna. Lauda offers two weekly flights from Bristol to Austria’s capital, Vienna with flights commencing at the end of March 2020. Vienna was voted the most livable city on the planet for the tenth time…. Read the full press release

UK Civil Aviation Authority launches repatriation programme to bring Thomas Cook customers back to the UK

Thomas Cook has ceased trading so all Thomas Cook flights are now cancelled. Customers in the UK yet to travel must not go to the airport UK Civil Aviation Authority to launch biggest ever peacetime repatriation Customers currently overseas should check thomascook.caa.co.uk for advice and only go to the airport once they have an alternative flight confirmed… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport hosted aviation-themed Air Smiles Day for children living with profound disabilities and life-limiting conditions

Bristol, UK, 2019-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — A respite day for children and adults living with profound disabilities and life-limiting conditions saw 20 children and 14 adults from Bristol and the surrounding regions spend a day at Bristol Airport as part of an aviation-themed Air Smiles Day on Saturday 21 September. The Air Smiles Day… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport partners with Ørsted in a significant step towards reducing its carbon footprint

Bristol, UK, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — In a significant step towards reducing its carbon footprint, Bristol Airport has switched to a 100 per cent renewable electricity supply. The announcement follows the recent publication of a carbon roadmap setting out how the Airport will become carbon neutral by 2025 for emissions within its direct control…. Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomed the return of Brussels Airlines

Bristol, UK, 2019-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport welcomed the return of Brussels Airlines this week (Sunday 1 September). The service reconnects the cities of Bristol and Brussels and provides a wide range of European and long- haul destinations available from a European hub airport. The service operates six times a week (excluding… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport helps raise awareness of the serious implications of disruptive behaviour at the Airport or on board an aircraft

Bristol, UK, 2019-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling through Bristol Airport from Thursday 5 September will see a new awareness programme entitled Get On Board. The initiative will help raise awareness of the serious implications of disruptive behaviour at the Airport or on board an aircraft. Bristol Airport is already committed to the UK… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport sets out plan on becoming a net zero airport and accelerating efforts to achieve carbon neutrality

Bristol, UK, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport has published a carbon roadmap setting out how it will achieve its ambition to be a net zero airport and accelerating efforts to achieve carbon neutrality. Carbon neutral target fast-tracked to 2025 Carbon levy to offset all road journeys Flights to fall under international agreement to… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes Brussels Airlines’ service between Brussels and Bristol

Bristol, UK, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Belgian airline will connect Bristol with Brussels 12 times a week. The first flight from Bristol to Brussels will take off on September 1st. Brussels Airlines offers daily flights between five airports in the UK the capital of Europe. The connection between Bristol Airport and Brussels Airport… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s new service to Hurghada, Egypt from 30 October 2019

Bristol, UK, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has announced a new route from Bristol Airport to Hurghada in Egypt. 16,000 seats are now on sale and flights will begin operating from 30 October 2019. Flights to the Egyptian resort will operate twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the winter…. Read the full press release

Bristol Airport hosted a Capri autonomous pod as part of its Autonomous Vehicle Breakfast Meeting

Bristol, UK, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport hosted a Capri autonomous pod as part of its Autonomous Vehicle Breakfast Meeting today (8th Jul 2019), giving key stakeholders an opportunity to better understand the future of connected and autonomous vehicles at airports. The event began with an introduction from Dave Lees, CEO of Bristol… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s new service to Milan, Biarritz and Brindis

Bristol, UK, 2019-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has launched its first flights from Bristol Airport this week to Milan, Biarritz and Brindisi, giving passengers in the south west the opportunity to explore even more of Europe this summer. easyJet’s first flight from Bristol to Milan Malpensa airport in Italy took off on Monday… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport showcasing connectivity to Dubai

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport hosted a group of business and leisure agents visiting Dubai for a four-day visit (10 – 13 May). In collaboration with KLM the group experienced Bristol Airport’s facilities, the inflight product, the ease of connecting through Amsterdam hub airport and showcasing Dubai as a destination available… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport announced as Bath City’s Football Club shirt sponsor for the second year running

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the Bath City FC shirt sponsorship draw, in the TR Hayes Premier Lounge at Twerton Park on 15th May, Bath City Football Club are delighted to announce the winner of the draw was Bristol Airport – who, amazingly, for the second year running, were pulled out as… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes TUI UK’s new destination and additional flights for summer 2020

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI UK, the UK’s largest holiday company, has announced a new destination to Enfidha (Tunisia) and one additional flight to Reus (Spain), for its summer 2020 programme from Bristol Airport. The new flights from Bristol Airport to Enfidha and Reus give holidaymakers more choice and flexibility when booking next year’s summer holiday…. Read the full press release

Bristol Airport partners with SWRnewstar to launch paper cups recycling scheme

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Nearly a tonne of paper cups has been recycled as a result of a new process introduced at Bristol Airport in March. This is the equivalent of 54,500 standard size coffee cups which, if placed end to end would stretch for nearly 6km – which is nearly the… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport achieves best ever scores for overall satisfaction, business passenger satisfaction and the arrivals passport process

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport gains high customer rankings achieving best ever scores for three areas including overall satisfaction, business passenger satisfaction and the arrivals passport process in ACI’s Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Survey in UK airports. The survey is an international airport passenger experience benchmarking programme and is the… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s extra flight to Lyon for summer season 2019

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has extended its existing winter route from Bristol to Lyon to operate throughout July, August and September. The flights will commence on 1 July and will operate twice a week on Monday and Friday. They will be operated on an A320 aircraft. The extension… Read the full press release

KLM adds 10,000 additional seats between Bristol and Amsterdam this summer

Bristol, UK, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM has added 10,000 additional seats between Bristol and Amsterdam this summer, commencing Monday 24 June. The extra capacity will be provided by upgrading the aircraft operating on the weekday service to a Boeing 737 aircraft, providing an additional 32 seats per flight. KLM currently operates four daily… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport team completed a litter pick of local roads and public areas neighbouring the Airport

Bristol, UK, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — On Friday 12 April volunteers from the Bristol Airport team completed a litter pick of local roads and public areas neighbouring the Airport. Staff took a couple of hours out from their normal day jobs to clear litter from around the perimeter of the 196 hectare site. Teams… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s expansion developments at its Bristol base

More aircraft, routes and passengers take off easyJet will position a 17th aircraft at its Bristol base from summer 2019 Brand new routes to Milan and Brindisi in Italy and Biarritz in France will launch in July easyJet will add a second daily flight between Bristol and Paris to allow day trips for business travellers… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport promotes the South West at the World Route Development Conference in Hannover, Germany

Bristol, UK, 2019-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A team from Bristol Airport is promoting the South West at the World Route Development Conference in Hannover, Germany this week (8 – 10 April 2019). The conference provides an annual opportunity for the world’s top airlines and airports to explore potential new route opportunities. Key criteria when… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport fire station handed over

Mechanical and electrical engineering consultancy McCann and Partners completed the MEP design for a £5m state of the art fire station at Bristol Airport, which has now been handed over. Bristol, UK, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — This is the latest in a series of developments that McCann and Partners have and will be undertaking… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport trials Collins Aerospace’s SelfPass biometric solution

Passengers travelling through Bristol Airport can look forward to a new streamlined journey with Collins Aerospace’s SelfPass biometric solution. Bristol, UK, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The solution, now being trialed at Bristol Airport and Dublin Airport, is believed to be the first biometric solution that enables passengers to use a single enrollment in multiple… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport signs UK’s first ‘Women in Business Charter’

Bristol businesswomen are calling for greater gender equality – from pay to representation on boards. Bristol, UK, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Women in Business Task Group has been set up to champion and advance the careers of women and help improve gender representation in businesses across the city. It is made up of… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport’s Noise action Plan formally adopted by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

Bristol Airport’s Noise action Plan has been formally adopted by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). Bristol, UK, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Noise Action Plans set out how airports plan, manage and where possible reduce the adverse effects of aviation noise. Under the EU Environmental Noise Directive they must be updated… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes Blue Islands’ 5,000 extra seats this summer

Bristol, UK, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands has added 5,000 additional seats on its Bristol services this summer. The airline will operate a further 76 flights between the Channel Islands and Bristol. Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands said, “With additional flights on Mondays, Fridays and Sundays throughout the summer, there’s now even more… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport announces most comprehensive noise insulation grant scheme to date

Nearly £2 million will be available to local residents living near Bristol Airport as part of an enhanced noise insulation scheme accompanying development plans currently being considered by North Somerset Council. Bristol, UK, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of proposals to increase capacity from 10 million to 12 million passengers a year by… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport launches Trip Finder feature on their website

Bristol Airport has become the first airport to launch a Trip Finder feature on their website. Bristol, UK, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The innovative feature allows passengers to search for flights using the month or day they want to fly and to filter results by types of holidays – including winter sports and city… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport to open an on-site waiting area for taxis and free-of-charge drop off facility for private vehicles

Bristol, UK, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to calls for action from neighbouring communities, Bristol Airport will open an on-site waiting area for taxis, alongside a free-of-charge drop off facility for private vehicles. The move follows concerns raised by local residents about the volume of cars waiting in local roads, lanes and laybys… Read the full press release